Category : Productivity

Productivity

5 ideas for habit building

Habit

There are a lot of books and articles out there about habit building. They describe the mechanics behind habits and explain why habits are so important and helpful. They also propose ideas for building new habits. And yet I still get a lot of questions about habits. I also quite often hear popular myths about habits that have already been busted but are still being repeated. This article was created to battle those myths and tell you how I work with habits. I hope you find it useful in your quest to build strong habits!

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Productivity

Why be productive?

Why be productive

Many people ask me if I have any time that is not planned. Beneath that question is another one—do I have spare time when I do nothing? I find that question intriguing. It shows me that many people don’t know why it’s worth planning ahead and work on specific tasks at specific times. Today, I am writing about why it is worth being productive.

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Productivity

The four stages of competence and building a habit

Four stages of competence

One of the best ways to become productive is to invest your time in building habits. I’ve written about this a number of times. Today, I’ll show you (or, for some of you, give a reminder about) the four stages of competence. This model clearly describes how one can build a habit. Read on to learn more about this model.

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Productivity

3 ways to fight FOMO

Fight FOMO

You have a great chance to suffer from FOMO even if you don’t know what it is. I know that I have it. How can you fight FOMO? I’m writing this post also, or maybe even especially, for myself— to remind myself how to fight it. Read on!

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New findings from the book “The ONE Thing”

book - the one thing

Do you read some books more than once? I do. Why? I find that I miss a lot with the first read. Maybe you do the same? You may remember the main ideas and basic concepts. But the details are important too! And you may slip past them during the first read. When you read a book for the second time, you have a greater chance of catching those details. I reread some books recently and the same pattern repeats every time—I’m surprised with the number of additional details I catch.

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Productivity

4 steps to remember more from the books you read

The poster for the book "The 12 week year"

How much do you remember from the books you read? I bet you remember some, but would like to remember more. Every time I read a book for the second time I’m surprised how little stayed in my memory. That’s why I created my own reading approach to remember more from the books I read. It consists of 4 simple steps.

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Productivity

Program your morning

Routine//Zaplanujcie swój poranek

How do you start your day? Do you have a plan for your mornings? I used to just go with the flow, but some time ago I created startup procedures for my mornings at home and at work. Why did I do this? Why is it worth having startup procedures? Read on!

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